- Walking 9,000 steps a day keeps the brain healthy.
Walking 9,000 steps a day can help protect the brain from age-related degradation and damage to brain tissue from Alzheimer’s disease.
This was revealed in a medical study conducted in the United States.
The study, by the Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment, looked at 182 patients being treated at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Researchers tracked the footsteps of these individuals and found effects on the levels of the protein B-amyloid, which is thought to cause Alzheimer’s.
The results showed that people who are accustomed to walking more often have a slower mental decline.
According to research, moderate * physical activity is also beneficial for the brain * However, it is more important that people walk 8900 steps Get in the habit.
When the volunteers were run 9,000 steps a day, the researchers found that this physical activity had a positive effect on their brains while * reducing the risk of heart disease. *
The results of the study were published in the medical journal JAMA Neurology.
Earlier last week, research from Rush University Medical Center in the United States found that taking care of certain lifestyle factors could reduce the risk of the disease.
The study surveyed nearly 2,500 people for nearly a decade and focused on their lifestyles, such as diet, smoking, physical activity, alcohol use and brain-boosting activities.
The results showed that people who lead a healthy lifestyle, ie, eat a healthy diet, smoke
Avoiding, exercising for at least 150 minutes each week, minimal alcohol consumption and * normalizing brain-boosting activities reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia.
In fact, the more healthy people are, the less likely they are to develop the disease.
According to researchers, adherence to 2 or 3 of the 5 elements mentioned above also reduces the risk of dementia by 39%, while adherence to 4 or 5 elements reduces the risk by 59%.۔